How To Glass Big Game

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Glassing Big Game

I just finished a Google Search: “How to Glass for Big Game”. Maybe you’ve done similar. Mostly I was curious what the results would look like, as this is something I think about each time I sit down on a rock and pry open the legs of my tripod to settle in behind the glass. There’s no shortage of strategies, … Read More

A Rut Story 4.5 billion years in the making

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mule deer

This is the incredible story about how two enormous rocks colliding some 4.5 billion years ago created the moon, the tides, and the timing of the breeding season for the animals we love to hunt. Not long after (not long in geologic time, that is) the Earth coalesced in its orbit around the sun, it was hit by another orbiting … Read More

Shoot, or Pass?

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full draw on bull elk

In September 2019 I had an archery tag to hunt elk in one of Arizona’s best unit. During the season, at least 5 or 6 other hunters killed bulls that we near or over 400″. Honestly, it was probably more than that, but I want to be conservative. On day 3 of the hunt, I maneuvered into 40 yards of … Read More

Extend Your Season By Hunting Javelina

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javelina hunting

For a lot of hunters, the end of the calendar year brings with it the end of the hunting season. And with that, our activities begin to change – sliding back into the daily grind we know for most of the year. We patiently count down the days until August when hunting season kicks off again. But what if January … Read More

Western States Draw Strategy

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bowhunting elk

In the last several years, more and more hunters have started expanding their hunt opportunities by traveling to other states to hunt. With so much of the fall open for hunting throughout the various states, the opportunities are immense, but the more you take advantage of, the more time and money it’s going to cost. We just got an email … Read More

The hardest part. The best part.

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The Mountain Project

It’s type-two fun. The kind of fun you hate. The kind of fun you dread. The kind of fun that’s only fun looking back on it. The kind of fun that results in tingling feet, raw hips, and sore backs, but also a freezer full of goodness. On Monday, Chase killed a great Arizona bull in a tough unit, over … Read More